Discover the landmarks of Dubai old and new on a 5-hour guided city tour. Traveling by air-conditioned vehicle, get to know modern Dubai, seeing Dubai Marina, the Burj Al Arab, and meg-tall Burj Khalifa, the worlds highest tower. Plus, delve into historical Dubai with visits to Al Bastakiya, Dubai Museum, and the Gold and Spice Souks, plus an abra water taxi ride on Dubai Creek. Hotel, port, and central pickup and drop-off included.
After pickup from your Dubai hotel, Dubai port, or central city location, travel by air-conditioned vehicle to your first landmark: Dubai Marina, where high-rise residences frame an artificial waterway.
View the palm-dotted Dubai Marina Walk, and admire the Jumeirah Beach Residence (JBR), where cloud-piercing residential towers gaze over the Arabian Gulf. Continue to palm-shaped Palm Jumeirah island, and view the upscale boulevards of villas here before snapping photos of the sail-shaped Burj Al Arab hotel.
Call at the Blue Mosque, modeled on Istanbuls Blue Mosque, and enjoy a guided interior tour (subject to prayer times and festival closures) to admire its Ottoman-inspired architecture. Marvel at the Burj Khalifa, the planets tallest building, and Dubai Mall, and pass landmarks including the Dubai World Trade Center and royal palace on route to old Dubai.
Here, discover the wind towers and courtyards of Al Bastakiya, Dubais oldest quarter, and chart the citys history at Dubai Museum. Take in the Heritage Village and Souk Al Kabeer, and ride an abra across Dubai Creek to Deiras souks. Stroll through the traditional Gold Souk and Spice Souk, perhaps purchasing goodies (own expense) on route.
Your tour then finishes back at the original start point.